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Mid-Atlantic beaches ready for post-Sandy summer
Friday - 5/24/2013, 4:03am  ET
Ocean City landmark ready for summer
WTOP's Andrew Mollenbeck reports.
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) -- Officials in Maryland and Delaware beach towns are ready
to usher in what they hope is a strong summer beach season.
The mayor of Ocean
City, Md., says his town is ready for visitors and that hotel bookings are on track
to increase from last year. The beach is in good condition and the decking on the
2.5-mile-long boardwalk has been replaced after a two-year project.
Delaware, officials are hoping Rehoboth's new status as one of Parents magazine's
top 10 beach towns for families will attract more visitors.
The president of
the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce says requests for area
information in the first quarter of this year were up more than 20 percent compared
with the same time last year.
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Onlookers in vehicles ranging from strollers to wheelchairs lined Belair Drive to honor service members present and departed during the town's annual Memorial Day Parade on Saturday.
Sunday - 05/26/2013, 11:50pm EDT
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Sunday - 05/26/2013, 07:24am EDT
Jersey shore hopes for a record-setting summer after the devastation of Superstorm Sandy
Friday - 05/24/2013, 06:02pm EDT
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Friday - 05/24/2013, 01:00pm EDT
A record number of families will gather in Arlington this weekend to honor their fallen military service members and to find support and comfort from other families coping with similar losses.
Friday - 05/24/2013, 05:43am EDT
Memorial Day weekend can be a dangerous time of year on the roads with more people traveling and attending parties and barbecues.
Friday - 05/24/2013, 05:40am EDT
More than 30 million plan to hit the roads Memorial Day weekend.
Friday - 05/24/2013, 05:31am EDT
Virginia State Police to boost patrols this weekend, aimed at reducing crashes
Friday - 05/24/2013, 04:30am EDT
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Friday - 05/24/2013, 04:03am EDT
Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, the Army's official ceremonial unit, Thursday placed flags before the graves and niches of all service members buried at both Arlington and the U.S. Soldier's and Airmen's Home National Cemetery.
Thursday - 05/23/2013, 02:38pm EDT
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Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 08:14pm EDT
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Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 01:04pm EDT
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Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 12:12pm EDT
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Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 12:07pm EDT
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Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 07:46am EDT
AAA Mid-Atlantic expects a drop in the number of travelers on Memorial Day weekend and it points the finger at sequestration.
Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 03:09pm EDT
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Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 02:03pm EDT
Civil War cannons at Appomattox get a lift to replace deteriorating wooden carriages
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Monday - 05/28/2012, 11:33am EDT